KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A suspect believed to be involved in a fatal shooting on Linden Avenue earlier this month has been identified, arrested and charged with first-degree murder, according to the Knoxville Police Department. The announcement was made Thursday.
KPD says the suspect, Aman McCutchen, 22, of Knoxville has been charged with first-degree murder. McCutchen was arrested Wednesday afternoon after investigators served a search warrant at his residence and found a firearm believed to have been used in the fatal shooting on Oct. 8.
On Saturday, Oct. 8 KPD officers had responded to the 2800 block of Linden Avenue around 11 a.m. where they found shooting victim Robby Mathews, 23, suffering from a gunshot wound. Mathews was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
KPD identified Mathews as the shooting victim on Oct. 10.
A motive for the shooting has not been released and the case remains under investigation.
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An initial court appearance for McCutchen is not yet available.